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When Bugs calls a cab he doesn't know it's the getaway car for a couple of bankrobbers (he does know the capital of Nevada).

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Bugs Bunny / Rocky / Mugsy / Two Policemen (voice)
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When Bugs calls a cab he doesn't know it's the getaway car for a couple of bankrobbers (he does know the capital of Nevada).

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13 March 1954 (USA)  »

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Third appearance of Rocky, first appearance of his accomplice Mugsy. See more »

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Rocky: SHUT UP!
Bugs Bunny: Shut u-up? Why certainly! You don't think I'm the type that would keep on blabbin'? Some people never know when to stop. When I'm told to shut up, I shut up...
Rocky: [sticks gun in Bugs's face] Shut UP shut-in' up!
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Referenced in Bugs Bunny: Lost in Time (1999) See more »

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Please Be Kind
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Music by Saul Chaplin
Played during the opening shot of the skyline
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My favourite Bugs Bunny episode.
12 June 2008 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

I slightly disagree with other viewers. I very much enjoyed this episode - even though I've never watched any gangster films! :-) I thought the jokes were very good, Bugs Bunny is just absolutely fabulous, the episode was exciting (more so than many Looney Tunes episodes) and the quotes were very good. The animation is subtly good, it is not something to rant on about though. **SLIGHT SPOILERS** The end part with the policeman is absolutely classic, probably my second favourite Looney Tunes moment EVER (my first favourite was the "The End" scene from "Duck Amuck"). **SLIGHT SPOILERS OVER**.

In this short, Bugs Bunny lives in a city and just when he has dropped by the bank to take out some carrots, he goes into a car belonging to two gangsters, thinking it is a taxi. He finds himself in quite a lot of danger with these guys, but Bugs always somehow has Plans (often ranging from A- Z) up his sleeve...

This episode is partly based on "Racketeer Rabbit" a Bugs Bunny cartoon made a few years before this. Even though some of the gags are very similar, I prefer this one.

I recommend this to anyone who likes Bugs Bunny (even if you do not like it you might as well give it a go), to people who like the idea of a Looney Tunes gangster episode and to people who like clever jokes with just that pinch of slapstick and farce in them. Enjoy "Bugs and Thugs"! :-)


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